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New Model 458 Spider Ferrari

June 6, 2013 in Ferrari, New Cars by admin

The Ferrari 458 Spider is mechanically equal in most respects to the Italia; the Spider a sonorous 4.5 liter direct injection V8 that shifts through a seven speed dual clutch automated manual conduction. The V8 cranks out 562 horsepower at a staggering 9,000 rpm and 398 lb ft of torque at 6,000 rpm, which combines with its 3,153 lbs, curb weight to help the 458 Spider scoot to 62 mph in just under 3.4 seconds. Standard carbon fiber brakes are very fade resistant and effective at bringing the 458 Spider down from extralegal speeds.

The aluminum roof, the first such application on a mid rear engine sports car, saves around 55 lbs. over a more traditional cloth roof. In order to free up real estate for the large paddle shifters, Ferrari has done away with steering wheel-mounted stalks and relocated a host of secondary controls to the steering wheel. Other ergonomic elements of the 458 are also a bit off-beat, such as a instrument cluster that displays the navigation system or the speedometer – but not both at the same time.

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The roof stows just ahead of the engine bay and its compressed dimensions meant that Ferrari was able to add a small rear bench for additional luggage directly behind the front seats. Given that most roofs would hide away where the 458 Spider’s V8 engine resides, certain engineering feats had to be achieved. Like the hardtop, the 458 Spider also offers some storage room under its front bonnet.

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Top 10 Ferrari Wallpapers for Desktop

April 17, 2012 in expensive cars, Ferrari, Top 10's by admin

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Ferrari 458 Italia Orange

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Ferrari 599 GTO

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Ferrari California Blue

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Ferrari California Pumpkin

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Ferrari FF Silver

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Ferrari 458 Italia Extraordinary edition released to spot Chinese Goal

April 14, 2012 in Auto News, Ferrari, New Cars by admin

Ferrari is celebrating 20 years in China with a latest show and a new supercar. To spot the anniversary of the sale of the initial Ferrari in China a Ferrari 348 TS planned by a Beijing customer in 1992. Ferrari is opening a show at the Italia Center in the Shanghai World Expo Park and release a China-only partial edition 458 Italia. The initial exhibition of its kind outside the prancing horse’s Maranello homeland, the Italia Center display covers 900 square meters and will preceding for three years and characteristic collection highlights from the Maranello Museum in Italy.

Ferrari 458 Italia special edition

The attainment also gives Ferrari and reason to initiate the 20th Anniversary Special Edition Ferrari 458 Italia entirely for the Chinese market. Only 20 of the special edition 458s will be complete with purely stylistic changes together with a new Marco Polo Red color, golden dragon realistic on the cap, gold and black stripes up the centre of the car, gold touches on the face winglets and downward the sills, gold embroidery on the head rests, an engine start button decorated with the Chinese font for ‘start’, a 20th Anniversary Special Edition dash sign and wheels finished in, you guess it, gold.

Ferrari 458 Italia anniversary special edition

Ferrari says the motivation for the corporate colors came from the Chinese longma theme, which means “the energy and spirit of the famous dragon-horse”. The Ferrari 458 Italia 20th Anniversary Extraordinary Edition will be unveiled at the induction of the Ferrari Exhibition in Shanghai in the coming weeks.

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